curbside consult prostate cancer

Curbside Consult: Episode 2, Part 2

64 Year-Old Male with Elevated PSA. Time for a Biopsy? Part 2

Herbert Lepor, MD, and Danil V. Makarov, MD, MHS, continue their discussion of the case of a 64 year-old male with elevated PSA and family history of prostate cancer in Part 2 of this episode of Curbside Consult. They delve into the risks of conducting a prostate biopsy, which include rehospitalization rates, bleeding, urinary retention and increased incidence of inflection and sepsis. The program concludes by elaborating on clinical guidelines from the American Urological Association on the prevention of sepsis following prostate needle biopsy.

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Herbert Lepor

Herbert Lepor, MD

Martin Spatz Chariman of the Department of Urology

Professor of Urology

Professor of Pharmacology

Director, Smilow Comprehensive Prostate Cancer Center

NYU Langone Medical Center

Danil V. Makarov

Danil V Makarov, MD, MHS

Assistant Professor of Urology and Health Policy

Director, Division of Urological Health Services Research, Department of Urology

NYU Langone Medical Center